1931 German Grand Prix

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Race details
1931 Grand Prix season
Circuit Nürburgring-1927-Nordschleife.svg
Date 19 July 1931
Official name V Großer Preis von Deutschland
Location Nürburgring
Nürburg, Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
22.810 km (14.173 mi)
Distance 22 laps, 501.82 km (311.82 mi)
Pole position
Driver Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Mercedes-Benz
Fastest lap
Driver Italy Achille Varzi Bugatti
Time 11:48.0
Podium
First Germany Rudolf Caracciola Mercedes-Benz
Second Monaco Louis Chiron Bugatti
Third Italy Achille Varzi Bugatti

The 1931 German Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at the Nürburgring on 19 July 1931.

Classification[edit]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 8 Germany Rudolf Caracciola Daimler-Benz Mercedes-Benz SSK 22 4:38:10 4
2 26 Monaco Louis Chiron Bugatti Bugatti T51 22 +1:18 11
3 28 Italy Achille Varzi Bugatti Bugatti T51 22 +4:00 12
4 44 Italy Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 22 +5:44 18
5 12 Germany Otto Merz Daimler-Benz Mercedes-Benz SSK 22 +5:44 6
6 10 Germany Hans Stuck Daimler-Benz Mercedes-Benz SSK 22 +9:24 5
7 32 France Guy Bouriat Bugatti Bugatti T51 +11:54 14
8 48 France Jean-Pierre Wimille Private entry Bugatti T51 +13:58 19
9 22 Germany Otto Spandel Private entry Mercedes-Benz SSK +16:35 9
10 24 United Kingdom Henry Birkin Maserati Maserati 26M +22:53 10
11 42 United Kingdom Earl Howe Private entry Bugatti T51 +30:09 17
Ret 6 Germany Heinrich-Joachim von Morgen Bugatti Bugatti T35B 21 Mechanical 3
Ret 16 France René Dreyfus Maserati Maserati 26M 16 Engine 8
Ret 34 France Marcel Lehoux Bugatti Bugatti T51 14 Accident 15
Ret 14 Italy Luigi Fagioli Maserati Maserati 26M 13 Accident 7
Ret 38 United States Phil Shafer Private entry Shafer Special Buick 13 Suspension 16
Ret 2 Germany Manfred von Brauchitsch Daimler-Benz Mercedes-Benz SSK 12 Differential 1
Ret 4 Germany Ernst Burggaller Private entry Bugatti T35B 3 Engine 2
Ret 42 United Kingdom William Grover-Williams Private entry Bugatti T51 2 Engine 13

Starting Grid Positions[edit]

1st Row 1 Pos. 2 Pos. 3 Pos.
Germany
von Brauchitsch
Mercedes-Benz
Germany
Burggaller
Bugatti
Germany
von Morgen
Bugatti
2nd Row 1 Pos. 2 Pos. 3 Pos.
Germany
Caracciola
Mercedes-Benz
Germany
Stuck
Mercedes-Benz
Germany
Merz
Mercedes-Benz
3rd Row 1 Pos. 2 Pos. 3 Pos.
Italy
Fagioli
Maserati
France
Dreyfus
Maserati
Germany
Spandel
Mercedes-Benz
4th Row 1 Pos. 2 Pos. 3 Pos.
United Kingdom
Birkin
Maserati
Monaco
Chiron
Bugatti
Italy
Varzi
Bugatti
5th Row 1 Pos. 2 Pos. 3 Pos.
United Kingdom
Grover-Williams
Bugatti
France
Bouriat
Bugatti
France
Lehoux
Bugatti
6th Row 1 Pos. 2 Pos. 3 Pos.
United States
Shafer
Buick
United Kingdom
Howe
Bugatti
Italy
Nuvolari
Alfa Romeo
7th Row 1 Pos. 2 Pos. 3 Pos.
France
Wimille
Bugatti

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